Von Guerard Lookout (Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve)


Von Guerard Lookout (Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve)

One of three lookouts on the crater rim and a fantastic way to complete or start your Tower Hill adventure. The landscape was famously painted by Eugene Von Guerard (early 1800s) from this very spot where you can experience sweeping views of the reserve as he expressed in his art.

How to get there

Von Guerard Lookout (Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve)



Need to know

Von Guerard Lookout (Tower Hill Wildlife Reserve)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed



Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

Tower Hill Reserve - Journey to the Last Volcano and Wagon Bay Loop Walks - Temporarily Closed

The Journey to the Last Volcano Loop Walk and the Wagon Bay Loop Walk are currently closed due to construction and track upgrade works. 
No access is permitted to these walks at this time.
Parks Victoria apologises for any inconvenience 

Tower Hill Reserve - Dance Ground temporarily closed for improvement works

The Dance Ground area within Tower Hill Reserve is currently closed for upgrade and improvement works. 

Tower Hill Reserve - Improvement Works - Visitor Centre and Toilets Closed - Temporary Toilets Available

The Visitor Centre and toilet building in Tower Hill Reserve are currently closed for renovations. 

Temporary public toilets are available near the picnic ground. Access to the temporary toilets requires navigating several stairs to a portable building. 

The closest accessible and ambulant toilets are: 
  • Koroit township - 174 Commercial Road, Koroit, 15 minutes drive north
  • Killarney Recreation Reserve - Mahoneys Road, Killarney, 15 miunutes drive west

Tower Hill Reserve - part of Lake Edge Track Closed for Works

A section of Lake Edge Track, near the Lava Tongue Track, is closed for track maintenance works. No access is permitted at this time Please plan your walks accordingly. 
Parks Victoria apologises for any inconvenience 

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